The Office of Human Resources encourages you to spend some time between Oct. 19 and 25 looking at your financial picture and evaluating your retirement goals. Use National Save for Retirement Week to take a fresh look at your savings strategy and get prepared for retirement.
Visit the Virtual Environment at http://vshow.on24.com/vshow/TIAACREF_VE?l=en to participate in live webinars throughout the week and to check out the National Save for Retirement booth featuring easy-to-use tools, financial planning information and more.
If you’re not sure of your current retirement progress, check out Retirement Advisor at https://planning.tiaa-cref.org/onlineadvice/guestlandingpage.faces, an online tool that in four easy steps helps you answer:
• Am I on track to meet my retirement goals?
• How much should I be saving now?
• Is my money invested appropriately?
The Retirement Goal Evaluator at https://www3.tiaa-cref.org/reteval/RetServlet can help you determine how much of your current salary you can replace in retirement, based on your present situation. With a few basic pieces of information, you’ll see what it takes and be on your way to planning for the future.
The Retirement Income Planner at https://www.tiaa-cref.org/public/advice-guidance/financial-guidance-tools-retirement-income-planner was designed to show you what your monthly income might look like in retirement, guide you through the planning process, now and through retirement, and develop a personalized plan to help you meet your needs. Visit the Virtual Environment to check out the National Save for Retirement booth featuring the Retirement Income Planner and all of the tools that can help you reach your retirement goals.
This is the week to get focused. Follow TIAA-CREF on Twitter @TC_Talks for retirement savings tips using the hashtag #save4rw. Contact the Office of Human Resources at 770-534-6270 to enroll in a plan or to increase contributions.